Tiger cub held in jail cell in Paraguay

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Nov 12 2012 11:05 AM | Updated as of Nov 12 2012 07:06 PM

ASUNCION, Paraguay - A very special kind of prowler sat in a Paraguayan jail cell Sunday: a small tiger cub found on a rooftop.

People in Itaugua Guazu, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) east of Asuncion, called police about the meandering feline Friday.

One witness told a radio station it is not much bigger than an adult house cat.

The cub remained in a jail cell for safety purposes while authorities try to figure out what to do with it.

No one knows where it came from or how it got on the roof.

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